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  1. 1. How to read an electric meter Electric consumption
  2. 2. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>Dial-type meters have four or five clock-like faces numbered in clockwise and counterclockwise directions. For these meters, you need to read the dials from right to left . Follow these guidelines when reading the dials… </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  3. 3. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>If the pointer is between two numbers, record the lowest number (if it’s between 9 and 0, you should record 9). </li></ul><ul><li>In the example above, you should record 1. </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  4. 4. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>If the pointer is directly on a number, look at the dial to the right. If the pointer is between 9 and 0, record the smaller number. If it’s between 0 and 1, record the larger number. </li></ul><ul><li>For the dials above, you have a 3 and a 9 (in fact, it means a 39 almost becoming a 40, but still a 39). </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  5. 5. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>To calculate your usage, read the numbers you recorded for each dial from left to right. </li></ul><ul><li>For the example above, you should record 6751 </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  6. 6. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>In the example above, you have 1812 </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  7. 7. How to read an electric meter <ul><li>In the example above, you have 7543 </li></ul>0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7 0 5 1 2 3 4 6 9 8 7
  8. 8. Electric consumption <ul><li>To determine how many kilowatt-hours (kwh) you have used, subtract the previous reading from the current reading. </li></ul><ul><li>If necessary, multiply the difference by the meter multiplier, which can be found on your meter or your bill. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Electric consumption <ul><li>For an online calculator for electric consumption, see: </li></ul><ul><li>matrixlab - examples.com / electric - consumption.html </li></ul>

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